Get Out: 'Electricidad' at Chabot, Pioneer Flea Market, Sunday Jazz Concert

Also this weekend, help raise funds for the Special Olympics and try out for Stage 1 Theater's "Wizard of Oz."

It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.

Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit this weekend.

  • Where/When: , 39966 Cedar Blvd., Newark; Friday from 4 to 8 p.m.
  • Why Go: Newark police will bag your groceries and escort you to your car in exchange for tips, which will be donated to the Special Olympics and the Northern California Law Enforcement Torch Run.
  • Pricing: Free

  • Where/When: Douglas Morrison Theatre, 22311 N 3rd St., Hayward; Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.
  • Why Go: The musical set within contemporary Los Angeles' brutal gang culture will feature a live rock and roll band, a chorus of hip-hop and salsa singers and dancers, and hand-painted murals and Latino artwork.
  • Pricing: $10

  • Where/When: , 32737 Bel Aire St., Union City; Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Why Go: You can find cool and cheap items or peddle your wares. The Pioneer Elementary PTC will also be selling food and drinks and providing free face painting for children.
  • Pricing: Free to attend, $30 for a vendor space. Email pionee­r_ptc@­yahoo.­com for vending information.

  • Where/When: , 35753 Cedar Blvd., Newark; Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Why Go: Enjoy an afternoon of Jazz with music of the 1930s and 1940s performed by Swing Fever.
  • Pricing: Free, though a $10 donation is suggested for adults, a $7 donation for seniors and students 12-18, and a $3 donation for children.

  • Where/When: , 39375 Cedar Blvd., Newark; Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Why Go: Children and teens ages 5 to 18 can try out for Stage 1's newest theatrical production, "The Wizard of Oz."
  • Pricing: Free to audition; $250 per student to participate in the production ($150 for each additional student from same family).


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